Larry Roy Johnston

Larry Roy Johnston

Birth
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
Death 26 Dec 2011 (aged 70)
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 82771376 · View Source
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Larry Roy Johnston, 70, of Moline, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1330 13th St., Moline. There will be a visitation from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, at a later date. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial fund to be established.

Larry was born on Jan. 17, 1941, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to William R. and Edna E. Demmel Johnston. He married Barbara Broederdorf on June 17, 1967, in Elgin, Ill.

Larry was a self-employed financial consultant and retired in 2007. He was a member of several organizations including Trinity Lutheran Church, Boy Scouts of America, Jaycees, Illinois Quad Cities Rotary as a past president and longtime scholarship chairman, Churches United, WVIK and Toast Masters. He had many interests such as music, painting, art, magic, reading, writing and coaching children's sporting events. Larry had a wonderful sense of humor and was a very selfless man who you could say never knew a stranger. He loved his family very much.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Johnston, Moline; children, Heidi (Jeffrey) Colton, Washington, Ill., Mark (Korrie) Johnston, Ft. Collins, Colo., Heather Johnston, Cleveland, Ohio; grandchildren, Lauren Colton, Landon Colton, Tristan Johnston, Sawyer Johnston; half-sister, Marilyn Bigley, Omaha, Neb.; sister-in-law, Cindy (Michael) Hall, Algonquin, Ill.; cousins, nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; half-brother, William Johnston; and beloved dog, Muffy.
(Rock Island Argus)

Gravesite Details Burial in Rock Island National Cemetery has not taken place.

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  • Created by: Paul Mack
  • Added: 31 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82771376
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